Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that GRUB 2 did not properly validate passwords. An
attacker with physical access could conduct a brute-force attack and
bypass authentication by submitting a 1 character password.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 65119 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-4128